Stafford Archers Outdoor Colour Scheme
The colours scheme is to give archers a structured development to their ability to shoot over longer distances. i.e. demonstrate ability over one distance before attempting the next longer distance.
When an archer is attempting a distance that is well beyond their capability, a lot of time is wasted looking for arrows in the grass.
To earn a colour, the archer must submit TWO scores at the required level as indicated on the table. As recognition of achieving the colour, the archer is presented the appropriate colour tag. The previous colour tag must be handed back.
Note that there are separate colours for each bow type. They are distinguished by the bow type printed name and outdoor colours have a sun motif.
It is a requirement that an archer must have a colour awarded for a shorter distance before attempting to shoot at the next longer distance. (Except for Purple which can be shot without a Gold chord)
All new archers must start at the shortest distance i.e. White colour.
When you have achieved the appropriate pair of score, then apply to the Colours Administrator for the tag.
The rounds are as follows
Some rounds are 5 zone i.e. 9, 7, 5, 3, 1 working outwards from the gold.
Some rounds are 10 zone i.e. 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 working outwards from the centre gold.